Nagami kumquat grow and care – plant of the genus citrus also known as Citrus margarita or Oval kumquat tree, Nagami kumquat grow as shrub or tree perennial evergreen with thorns also used as ornamental plant. It can grow in subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+
Flowers white with yellow stamen.
Fruit taste sour with little bit bitter, fruit size ~1 -4 cm and color is orange. The inner fruit divided by segments, the segment cover with soft thin layer, it containing the pulp (little cones covered with a thinner layer). Rind shape is oval in color orange, the edible part is especially the rind eaten raw, the taste is sweet and little bit bitter also used as flavor and fragrant
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How to grow Nagami kumquat growing and care:
Frost free, well drained
What is the best way to start growing Cumquat plant : Plant / Seed Yes, necessary Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? When the tree young very sensitive to citrus leaf miner, thorns Difficulties/Problems with growing: Spring / Summer / Autumn Planting season: Citrus leaf miner, aphids, citrus foot rot, ant, citrus gummosis Pests and diseases: When there is no fruits on the branch Pruning season: Dead branch, cross branch, too much density How to prune: 0.3-4 m (1-12 feet), possible to grow it as shrub 0.3-1 m (1-3 feet) or tree 1-4m (3-12 feet) Size of the plant? Medium growing / Fast growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water / Average amount of water Irrigation water management requirement: Full Sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn When does flowers bloom? Flowers are white with yellow stamen General information about the flower The first year should thinning the flowers Thinning / Deadheading of Nagami kumquat Blossom: Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruits Autumn / Winter When does it yield: Pests or diseases in Cumquat fruit : Citrus stubborn disease, citrus black spot, Alternaria What can be done with big quantities of Kumquat fruit ? Eat, juice, the rind used fragrant, fruit leather, sugary rind Pick up (sometimes cut brunches that grow into the fruit) Work requirements on the fruit: 1-3 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Possible to pick up the fruit before and let them ripening them in the house Ripening of fruit Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Tree Plant Uses Bonsai Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9